ASP.NET is about making you as productive as possible when building fast and secure web applications. Each release of ASP.NET gets better and removes a lot of the tedious code that you previously needed to put in place, making common ASP.NET tasks easier. With this book, an unparalleled team of authors walks you through the full breadth of ASP.NET and the new and exciting capabilities of ASP.NET 4. The authors also show you how to maximize the abundance of features that ASP.NET offers to make your development process smoother and more efficient.
Professional ASP.NET 4:
Demonstrates ASP.NET built–in systems such as the membership and role management systems
Covers everything you need to know about working with and manipulating data
Discusses the plethora of server controls that are at your disposal
Explores new ways to build ASP.NET, such as working with ASP.NET MVC and ASP.NET AJAX
Examines the full life cycle of ASP.NET, including debugging and error handling, HTTP modules, the provider model, and more
Features both printed and downloadable C# and VB code examples
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CHAPTER 1: APPLICATION AND PAGE FRAMEWORKS 1
CHAPTER 2: ASP.NET SERVER CONTROLS AND CLIENT–SIDE SCRIPTS 49
CHAPTER 3: ASP.NET WEB SERVER CONTROLS 85
CHAPTER 4: VALIDATION SERVER CONTROLS 157
CHAPTER 5: WORKING WITH MASTER PAGES 187
CHAPTER 6: THEMES AND SKINS 217
CHAPTER 7: DATA BINDING 237
CHAPTER 8: DATA MANAGEMENT WITH ADO.NET 309
CHAPTER 9: QUERYING WITH LINQ 371
CHAPTER 10: WORKING WITH XML AND LINQ TO XML 405
CHAPTER 11: INTRODUCTION TO THE PROVIDER MODEL 457
CHAPTER 12: EXTENDING THE PROVIDER MODEL 491
CHAPTER 13: SITE NAVIGATION 519
CHAPTER 14: PERSONALIZATION 569
CHAPTER 15: MEMBERSHIP AND ROLE MANAGEMENT 597
CHAPTER 16: PORTAL FRAMEWORKS AND WEB PARTS 643
CHAPTER 17: HTML AND CSS DESIGN WITH ASP.NET 683
CHAPTER 18: ASP.NET AJAX 709
CHAPTER 19: ASP.NET AJAX CONTROL TOOLKIT 747
CHAPTER 20: SECURITY 805
CHAPTER 21: STATE MANAGEMENT 835
CHAPTER 22: CACHING 865
CHAPTER 23: DEBUGGING AND ERROR HANDLING 895
CHAPTER 24: FILE I/O AND STREAMS 927
CHAPTER 25: USER AND SERVER CONTROLS 979
CHAPTER 26: MODULES AND HANDLERS 1045
CHAPTER 27: ASP.NET MVC 1059
CHAPTER 28: USING BUSINESS OBJECTS 1081
CHAPTER 29: ADO.NET ENTITY FRAMEWORK 1105
CHAPTER 30: ASP.NET DYNAMIC DATA 1129
CHAPTER 31: WORKING WITH SERVICES 1153
CHAPTER 32: BUILDING GLOBAL APPLICATIONS 1217
CHAPTER 33: CONFIGURATION 1239
CHAPTER 34: INSTRUMENTATION 1285
CHAPTER 35: ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT 1315
CHAPTER 36: PACKAGING AND DEPLOYING ASP.NET APPLICATIONS 1337
APPENDIX A: MIGRATING OLDER ASP.NET PROJECTS 1369
APPENDIX B: ASP.NET ULTIMATE TOOLS 1381
APPENDIX C: SILVERLIGHT 3 AND ASP.NET 1399
APPENDIX D: DYNAMIC TYPES AND LANGUAGES 1419
APPENDIX E: ASP.NET ONLINE RESOURCES 1427
Scott Hanselman is a principal program manager lead working in the Server and Tools Online Division at Microsoft. He has a popular blog and weekly podcast at [external URL] and speaks worldwide on ASP.NET.
Devin Rader works at Infragistics where he focuses on delivering great experiences to developers using their controls. He′s also a former INETA board member.